ACT Reading 2.5 Prose Fiction. What is the "weak point" the narrator identifies in Fortunato?
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However, the narrator never says that these activities are what make Fortunato vulnerable.
We can cross off choice (A).
A person who is "gullible" will fall for pretty much anything. Though Fortunato does
go along with the narrator rather easily, the narrator never says that his nemesis is
flawed in this way.
Answer (B) is incorrect.
"Malicious" comes from the root word "malice," which describes an intention to do evil. The
narrator doesn't actually accuse Fortunato of being mean-spirited, however.
Choice (D) doesn't make the cut.
The narrator specifically identifies Fortunato's pride in his knowledge of wine as his weak
point, so (C) is the correct answer.
We guess if you want revenge on somebody, getting them disoriented is a good starting point...